Fundraising to make a difference for Hawai‘i in partnership with the community.
Eia Hawaii Fund has the potential and desire to help amazing nonprofits that are vital to the local communities in the State of Hawai‘i.
By combining our energy, resources and efforts with the incredible work performed every day by our nonprofit partners, we have the opportunity to create a better future for the next generation.
Our aim is to advance the cause for early childhood education, arts, culture, and the preservation of Hawai‘i’s heritage and the environment, through fundraising and global development activities and partnerships with key local nonprofits. We believe this will allow us the joint opportunity to positively impact Hawai‘i and its future generations.
Are you ready for two whole days of family-friendly fun, frolics and festivities? The Eia Hawai‘i Festival is just what you’ve been waiting for, created to celebrate Hawaiian history, culture and tradition and reminding visitors of the amazing landmarks, talent and acts that reside in our stunning state.
Our unique, immersive non-profit festival aims to raise over $1m for the Eia Hawaii Fund. This money will be put to good use, investing in local education, arts and culture, heritage and environmental protection, with the intention of creating a brighter future for the next generation.
So, join us in Honolulu in the Summer of 2020 for an experience you will never forget!
Some of our Programs
3-week summer “Steps to Kindergarten” program to prepare children for the transition to kindergarten with the goal of exciting children about education and increasing their receptivity to school from the first day and beyond.
Eia Hawaii Fund supports artists in Hawaii working in the fields of music, theater, and the visual arts. With a specific focus on native Hawaiians and women, in recognition that their work is still under-represented in mainstream culture. Eia Hawaii Fund will provide both direct awards to artists and grants to arts organizations for their support of artists.
Preservation effort aimed at historic buildings, cultural objects, and communities and sites integral to the history of Hawaiʻi and at risk of deterioration, while promoting these landmarks for their cultural and architectural significance to the Hawaiian land and cityscapes. With over 90 historical sites still listed as “Endangered Historical Places,” Hawai’i is at great risk of losing substantial elements of its history.
Educating the public on marine debris and other pressing environmental issues. The program will deliver educational presentations to schools, community groups, businesses and organizations around Hawai‘i that bring to light the effects of rubbish on our marine environment and motivate communities to work on simple solutions to address it.
From our Non Profit Partners
“B.E.A.C.H. is proud to be partnering with the Eia Hawaii Fund to help raise awareness of marine debris and bring solutions to this major environmental disaster. We applaud EHF for the wonderful, generous offer of funding support for non-profits which protect the ocean and coastal environment. Receiving additional funding will help immensely. We will be able to move forward with projects sooner and achieve results faster in achieving our goals of bringing awareness and solutions to plastic marine debris in order to protect marine life, sea birds and the ocean/coastal environment.” Suzanne Frazer, co-founder of Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai‘iSuzanne Frazer
“Collaborating with cutting edge events that bring thousands of people together presents the perfect opportunity to bring the issue of plastic pollution front and center, straight to the stage. Since not everyone can come to a cleanup, we bring the lesson to them. Additional funding would mean the world to us and would allow us to clean up more beaches and to provide more help to our neighbor islands.” Kahi Pacarro, Executive Director of Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘iKahi Pacarro
“We’re grateful to the Eia Hawaii Fund for their perseverance and well-orchestrated efforts to raise awareness and funds for the local non-profits here in Hawai‘i that are striving to better the State’s keiki and ʻĀina. Mana Maoli is honored to be a partner and beneficiary. There are many ways that donations could help sustain our Mana Mele Project, including sustaining our year-long afterschool and elective courses, school visits by artists, and producing more engaging videos.” Keola Nakanishi, Director of Mana MaoliKeola Nakanishi